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Opportunities in The OR Conversations With VIE
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Lisa Miller

Opportunities in The OR – Conversations With VIE

  This video was brought to you by Lisa Miller and Rich Dormer. In this video, Lisa Miller and Rich Dormer discuss the opportunities to save money in the operating room. For example, we’ve seen especially in the past 12-18 months, the biologics being utilized to increase costs. Stock items is another area to look

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Operating Room Optimization
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Lisa Miller

Operating Room Optimization – Conversations With VIE

  This video was brought to you by Lisa Miller and Sue Farkas. In this video, Lisa Miller and Sue Farkas discuss the biggest opportunities to reduce costs in the operating room. Namely, the following: Standardization of products. Analyzing variability of resources. Reviewing service line profitability. Our operating room optimization process is thorough, including a

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Cost Reduction
Lisa Miller

OR Cost Management With Project CROS

This article was written by Lisa Miller. Comprehensive cost awareness across a hospital requires an understanding of data and often vast amounts of information. To help to understand that information, we optimize cost management with Project CROS – Costs, Reimbursement, Outcomes and Social Determinants of Health. In this blog, we consider how it relates specifically to

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3 Ways We Help Hospitals
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Lisa Miller

3 Ways We Help Hospitals

  This video was brought to you by Lisa Miller. In this video, Lisa Miller discusses three ways VIE Healthcare Consulting can help your hospital. 1. We Provide Resources If you’re encountering a specific contracting or agreement issue, we can provide the resources to help you with your hospital’s specific challenge. 2. We Identify Opportunities

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COST REDUCTION IN THE OR
Cost Reduction
Lisa Miller

Cost Reduction in The OR

This research report was written by Lisa Miller. Cost reduction in the OR: Even small adjustments in performance can have significant economic impact in the operating room. High cost implants and supplies are a constant challenge for hospitals to manage for competitive pricing and for inventory controls. There are 4 lesser known strategies that your

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Late Start Times in Operating Rooms Part 2 e1547687339227
Operating Room
Lisa Miller

Late Start Times in Operating Rooms (Part 2)

In the first edition of the series, we covered several potential reasons that OR start times get delayed. Nobody likes to wait, and when ORs are consistently lagging behind schedule, it often leads to increases in cost and decreases in revenue. But, every problem has a solution, And in the second part of this series,

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Late Start Times in Operating Rooms Part 1
Operating Room
Lisa Miller

Late Start Times in Operating Rooms (Part 1)

Nobody likes to wait. This can be especially true in hospitals where stress levels, fear and anxiety are often high. It goes without saying, but each hospital should be making active and consistent attempts to ensure their OR starts on time. First, let’s take a look at the potential (and numerous) causes of late start

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The Need for Price Transparency
Operating Room
Lisa Miller

The Need for Price Transparency

Here are a couple of points in the name of price transparency for FY 2019 and beyond according to Becker’s Hospital CFO Report. “5. Under CMS’s final inpatient payment rule for FY 2019, hospitals are required to publish a list of their standard charges online in a machine-readable format and to update this information at

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Waste in the Operating Room
Operating Room
Jim Cagliostro

Waste in the Operating Room

This article was written by James Cagliostro. The rising cost of healthcare has not only affected patients, it has affected the way in which hospitals operate. While this presents a real challenge to hospitals, it has also led to a serious re-examination of how the healthcare industry is spending its money. “In 2012 the National

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AreYouNeglectingOperatingRoom
Operating Room
Lisa Miller

Are You Neglecting the Operating Room?

When it comes to getting a clear picture of your costs, are you neglecting the operating room? The OR accounts for up to 70% of a hospital’s revenue, between 55% and 65% of its margin, and 50% of a hospital’s costs. It goes without saying that it’s vital to look at trends in the operating

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